November 9, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ (MERCER)— Rider University’s Department of Film & Television and Veterans and Military Affairs Office are hosting a film premiere at Rider University on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 6:00 p.m. to honor the legacy of African-American World War Veterans.
“A Two-Front War” is a film directed by Rider University Senior Film and TV major, Dani Jackson. The docuseries explores the fight for civil rights by African-American World War Veterans.
“I hope viewers leave understanding the sacrifice, struggles, and achievements that African-American veterans have experienced in order to better the lives of all Americans,” said Jackson, who has been working on this project for two years. “My only goal on Thursday is to honor their legacy.”
The event begins at 6:00 p.m. with a reception being held at the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. The film showing will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the BLC Theater and will be followed by a panel discussion.
To reserve free tickets to the “A Two-Front War” film premiere, please visit: atwofrontwar.eventbrite.com.